Dermot P. B. Mc Govern, MD
Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine
Director, Translational Medicine, F. Widjaja Foundation Inflammatory Bowel and Immunobiology Research Institute
Joshua L. and Lisa Z. Greer Chair in Inflammatory Bowel Disease Genetics
Dermot McGovern, MD, PhD is Professor of Medicine in the Department of Medicine, Director of Translational Medicine at the F. Widjaja Inflammatory Bowel and Immunobiology Research Institute at Cedars-Sinai. He hold the Joshua L. and Lisa Z. Greer Chair in Inflammatory Bowel Disease Genetics.
Dr. McGovern's main clinical and research interests are in understanding the effect of genetic variants on susceptibility, natural history and response to therapy of the inflammatory bowel diseases, ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease.
Dr. McGovern has authored or co-authored numerous articles for peer-reviewed publications, including articles in Nature Genetics, The American Journal of Human Genetics, Human Molecular Genetics, The Lancet, GUT and Gastroenterology. He is a member of the editorial board of The IBD Journal.
Dr. McGovern earned his medical degree from St. Mary's Hospital Medical School at the University of London and is a Member of the Royal College of Physicians of London. He completed his fellowship at the University of Oxford, UK where he also earned a doctorate in IBD Genetics.
Click here for a list of Dr. McGovern's research articles.